Social Impact Investing

The New Year is a traditional time for reflection and renewing commitments to core purposes. To many, these actions feel
From the beginning of the gay rights movement, The Lily Group has leveraged their clients' voices as shareholders to help
2. Strive for diversity within your mission-related investments As with any strategy, the timing of your initial investment
Effectively measuring social impact is in the design phase, an infant science emerging from art. At best, it feels we are
As a result, pension fund commitments increased their annual contributions to VC funds from $100-200 million during the 1970s
The integrity of our culture and the safety of our planet are waning under money's perpetuation of greed. Money is largely
The rise of social impact investing is potentially a place where a lot of women might come in, wedding personal resolve, professional accomplishment, and making a difference in a way that reinforces what we already know: revolutionary progressivism is not gender-specific.
House Speaker Paul Ryan released a new "anti-poverty" plan last week that would only make it tougher for poor and working families to get by. As expected, the plan cuts from public programs that help low- and moderate-income Americans, while protecting tax cuts for the very wealthy.
We believe that the future of SIBs and social finance is brighter than ever. But if we are to create a true social capital market, we must be more rigorous, intentional and outcomes-driven than the current approaches.
Investing for Impact can also require a long investment horizon. Impact Investments are often illiquid, and it can be difficult